May 2022

UG2/MG chrome ore market stabilizes as buyer cautiousness increases in China

An overview of the chrome ore and alloy markets and their latest price moves globally in the week to Tuesday May 17.

UG2/MG chrome ore market shrugs off China's Covid-19 woes

The UG2/MG chrome ore market strengthened further during the week to Tuesday May 10, with the Covid-19 headwinds in China doing little to tame the bullishness arising from supply issues and robust demand.

UG2 market pushes higher; FeCr prices in Europe show signs of stabilizing

An overview of the chrome ore and alloy markets and their latest price moves globally in the period up to Tuesday May 10.

High carbon ferro-chrome prices rise in Europe on short supply, logistics issues

Supply shortages, logistical issues and strength of demand all continued to support the high carbon ferro-chrome price in Europe in the week to Tuesday May 3.

UG2/MG prices continue to rise on strong sentiment; US FeCr supply concerns persist

An overview of the chrome ore and alloy markets and their latest price moves globally in the week ended Tuesday May 3.

Afarak posts year-on-year increase in Q1 processing output; overall production down

Finland-headquartered vertically integrated specialist alloys company Afarak achieved a 31% increase in specialty alloys processing output year on year in the first quarter of 2022, the company said in its latest quarterly production report.